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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1030 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FRIDAY...

STRONG AND GUSTY ONSHORE WINDS WILL PREVAIL IN RESPONSE TO A
TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN EASTERN HIGH PRESSURE AND
RELATIVELY LOWER PRESSURE TO THE WEST.

GMZ330-335-350-355-272300-
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MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1030 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...20 KNOTS SUSTAINED...GUSTING TO NEAR 25 KNOTS.

* SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BAY WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ370-375-272330-
/O.EXT.KHGX.SC.Y.0043.000000T0000Z-160528T0300Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1030 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...20 TO 25 KNOTS SUSTAINED...GUSTING TO NEAR 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS...6 TO NEAR 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$



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